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Marble bowl with four flanges

Period:
Early Cycladic II
Date:
ca. 2700–2200 B.C.
Culture:
Cycladic
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H. 1 5/8 in. (4.1 cm) max. diameter 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)
Classification:
Miscellaneous-Stone Vases
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alice K. Bache, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.187.7
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 151
The flanges may have been purely decorative or may have facilitated suspension or the attachment of a cover.
Getz-Preziosi, Pat. 1987. Early Cycladic Art in North American Collections. cat. no. 128, p. 360, pl. 128, Richmond: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

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